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Tribute and Fundraiser to Honor Drew Ferraro on Sunday

Melinda Clarke Executive Director Montrose-Verdugo City Chamber of Commerce 3516 N Verdugo Road Glendale, CA 91208  (818) 249-7171

Melinda Clarke Executive Director Montrose-Verdugo City Chamber of Commerce 3516 N Verdugo Road Glendale, CA 91208 (818) 249-7171

Friends, family and community activists are holding a tribute and fundraising event in honor of Drew Ferraro at Leo’s All Star Sports Bar and Grill in La Crescenta on Sunday, March 4. The Ferraro family has created a foundation called Drew’s Voice to raise social awareness regarding bullying, suicide prevention and the need to provide kids with the proper coping skills for issues like these.

The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and will provide various highlights throughout the day. From 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the parking lot outside of Leo’s there will be live entertainment and a car show, presented by the Early Rodders, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. All ages are welcome in the parking lot during this time. From 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. inside Leo’s there will be additional entertainment and is open to anyone 21 and older.

Food and drinks are available for purchase throughout the entire event.

Some of the organizations partnering in this event are Prom Plus, The Firehouse and the Montrose Verdugo City Chamber of Commerce.

Here are some websites and resources to find more information about bullying and how you can help prevent it:

The Crescenta Valley Drug and Alcohol Prevention Coalition’s website is and provides many resources and partnering organizations on the subject of bullying and related topics. is an official U.S. government web site managed by the Department of Health & Human Services in partnership with the Department of Education and Department of Justice and is a wealth of information and provides links to other reputable websites.

Not a chamber member yet? We would love to have you join our network. We are running a special offer for new members who would like to join the chamber of commerce during the first quarter of this year. Our new directory for 2012 is being made now. All members will automatically be listed in our directory.

This is a great time to become a Chamber member. Please contact the office if you are interested in becoming a member or have any other questions that we can answer for you!

Upcoming Events
Drew Ferraro Tribute Fundraiser on Sunday, March 4 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Leo’s All Star Sports Bar and Grill, 2941 Honolulu Ave., La Crescenta. Early Rodders car show from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Live entertainment outside from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and additional entertainment inside from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. for those 21 and older.

March Mixer on Wednesday, March 7 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Chateau Salon, 3815 Ocean View Blvd. in Montrose.

Golf Classic And Scholarship Fundraiser on Thursday, May 3 from noon to 4 p.m. at Verdugo Hills Golf Course, 6433 La Tuna Canyon Road in Tujunga.

Artwalk on Thursday, May 19, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the 2300 and 2400 blocks of Honolulu Avenue.

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